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Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua

Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua

Updated 12 June 2017 12:52pm

What is a whaitua committee?

The committee will work to collect and relay environmental, mana whenua, economic and technical information and community knowledge between the community, committee and the Regional Council, and to develop a chapter on Porirua for inclusion in the Regional Plan.

Meet your current committee members.

You've spoken, we've heard

Key to the work of Te Awarua-o-Porirua Whaitua Committee is to identify what the community values about the waterways within the whaitua. You've spoken, we've heard.

Find out what we all value about water in Te Awarua-o-Porirua.

Making a difference

We know you’re passionate about where you live. So now you can influence the way our land and water are managed, and make sure you’re proud of the legacy we leave for our children and grandchildren.

Support the committee in its work. Watch out for news items and information about the committee's progress and participate whenever you can.

Managing our local water quality from mountains to sea ki uta ki tai

Learn alongside the committee

At the meetings subject matter experts will present the latest information to the committee and answer any questions that are raised. The meetings are open and residents are welcome to come along and learn alongside the committee.

Keeping up to date

Committee members will be out and about in the community letting you know about the issues and asking to hear your views. You can also contact them by phone or email through the Greater Wellington Regional Council contacts. As time progresses there will be a number of articles and items in the media discussing the issues and inviting you to have your say.

Contact us

You can contact a regional council officer by email at or by phone on 0800 496 734.